H.R.65 - Military Retirement Equity Act of 1999106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Bilirakis, Michael [R-FL-9] (Introduced 01/06/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||02/01/1999 Executive Comment Requested from DOD.|
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Summary: H.R.65 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/06/1999)
Military Retirement Equity Act of 1999 - Permits retired members of the armed forces to be paid retirement pay concurrently with compensation for any service-connected disability if the person's entitlement to retired pay is based solely on age, length of service (at least 20 years), or both.
Reduces the retirement pay of individuals receiving both types of pay by a specified percentage of the disability compensation which decreases as the disability rating increases. Prohibits any reduction in the retirement pay of a disabled person when the disability rating is total.